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Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH v2 12/15] monitor: Add basic device state vi

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH v2 12/15] monitor: Add basic device state visualization
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 10:46:36 +0200
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Jan Kiszka <address@hidden> writes:

> Avi Kivity wrote:
>> On 05/29/2010 11:14 AM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>>> Currently breaks down when IDs contain '/', but permitting that is a
>>>> bug.  There may be more problems; the path lookup code is way too
>>>> clever.
>>> Indeed. Less can sometimes be more. My impression is that some of the
>>> cleverness was motivated by lacking qtree completion for the HMP.
>> Can we disable abbreviations for QMP and only allow them for HMP?
>> We can support that by adding a hidden argument to commands specifying
>> whether the input comes from a human or machine.  Abbreviations are
>> dangerous if they become ambiguous; a human can recover while a machine
>> can't.
> Both QMP _and_ HMP suffer from ambitious and inconsistent addressing
> schemes. Therefore, I'm more and more in favor of [1]. We just need to
> add command line completion for option values, something that would be
> beneficial for 'drive_add file=...' as well.
> Jan
> [1] http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.qemu/72152

[1] = abolish the clever abbreviations in path lookup.  I agree we
should do that.

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